Police search for woman who they say attempted to kill husband

Investigators in Somerset County are looking for a woman they say attacked her husband three times.Authorities say Mauvette Daley Mattandeen sprayed her husband with a

FRANKLIN - Investigators in Somerset County are looking for a woman they say attacked her husband three times.

Authorities say Mauvette Daley Mattandeen sprayed her husband with a chemical spray while he was sleeping. Police say when her husband attempted to wash off the chemical in the shower, she threw hot cooking oil on him and also went after him with an axe.

Mattandeen is currently on the lam. Police ask anyone with any information of her whereabouts is being asked to call the prosecutor's office's Major Crimes Unit at 908-575-3300.

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